GEO Students Jump The Achievement Gap

Dear Friends, You are probably aware of the “achievement gap” most educators and policymakers discuss when addressing the challenges inner-city schools face. It is real. Many low-income and minority students arrive at schools 2-3 years below grade level and schools are tasked with the challenge of closing that achievement gap in short order. Schools attack […]

Erika Dilosa appointed to Indiana State Board of Education

Gov. Eric J. Holcomb today announced the appointment of Erika Dilosa to the Indiana State Board of Education (Board). Dilosa is the director of special education for 21st Century Charter School at Gary and Gary Middle College East and West.  She will represent the 1st congressional district and serve a four year term. A recent change to […]

In Memory of Coach Ricky Haskins

Dear GEO Family, Dana and I woke up this morning to learn of the passing of a very, very good man, Mr. Ricky Haskins. He was our athletic director at 21C for years.  I believe he was one of our original staff members at 21C, or at least nearly an original. No matter. He defined […]